Except for a fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld was the man behind some of the most famous fashion brands such as Fendi, Chloe and Chanel. Creative director, artist and photographer, he was an icon in the history of fashion. In 1984, a year after his start at Chanel, he began his own eponymous “Karl Lagerfeld brand. He established the mini black dress and the go-to black and white aesthetic. Today, after his death, his brand continues to create fashion according to his sense of style.